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I bought genuine Canon cartridges numbers 50 and 51 and tried to error message U053 stating the following cartridge cannot be I tried reinstalling the ones I just took out as there was still a bit of ink in the same error message.......your thoughts please

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  • BarbaryCoast Dec 06, 2007

    Hi! I have the same problem! Did you ever find a solution? I've tried a power-cycle, a system reboot, replacing the old cartridges... Nothing works!

    Thanks for any assistance you can provide!

    Barb in CA

  • lerbie Jan 01, 2008

    I have the same problem, I called CANON and they said I had to change the pinter head, I didn't try it because I don't know how do to this

  • inkproblem Feb 10, 2008

    I have exactly the same problem. With a statement "U053" Following ink cartridges cannot be recognised. (but then in Dutch).

    There doesnt seem to be a lot of solutions for this he ?



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